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1701 Pearson Street
Madison WI 53704

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Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Supporting Children's Learning

Advanced Technical Certificate

Program number: 805222

Overview

The Instructional Assistant: Supporting Children's Learning certificate from Madison College meets the Title 1 requirement to prepare individuals to work directly with students under the supervision of a licensed teacher. Instruction Assistants/Paraeducators may be hired to provide instructional services to students from pre-kindergarten through high school; however, the focus of this program is to prepare graduates to work primarily in elementary and middle-level schools. Students who have completed an associate or bachelor's degree or the Child Care Services techinical diploma would be good candidates for this certificate.

The Wisconsin Early Childhood Association offers credit for prior learning. To learn how your experience could count toward your degree contact the program director.

Program Details

Supporting Children's Learning is on a career pathway that includes this certificate and an associate degree that is not currently offered at Madison College. This certificate will prepare you for a good job and advanced training. Learn at your own pace and increase your earning potential with credentials that keep you moving on your career path.

Students in the Instructional Assistant: Supporting Children's Learning Certificate can attend part time.

Supporting Children's Learning classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Downtown
  • Madison - South

Explore financial aid eligibility for this program.

All courses for this program are offered only online.


Admission

To Apply

View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials, and requirements.

  • Review the admission checklist to learn how to apply to a program or certificate at Madison College.
  • Attend an Academic Information Session to get started in the admission process.
  • Visit MATC to learn more about the Madison College experience including campus tours and program open houses.

After Acceptance

Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at MATC. 

Questions?

Contact the Enrollment Center at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or (608) 246-6210.

 

Curriculum

Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2017-2018 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:

  • Progress toward your specific requirements
  • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.

Courses